International Trade & Finance

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Trade & Finance

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Finance, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    A course in the principles of economics is a prerequisite for this course. Students who think this should be waived may apply to the instructor.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Guide and Reading List:

    I Why Nations Trade

    • Comparative Advantage (ch. 1)
    • Economies of Scale (ch. 2)
    • Imperfect Competition (ch. 3)

    II How Nations Trade

    • A International Equilibrium (ch 4)
    • Factor Endowments (ch 5)
    • Explaining Trade (ch 6)

    III The International Commercial System

    • Commercial Policy (chs 7 – 9)
    • International Factor Movements (chs 10, 11)
    • Economic Integration (ch 20, Sections 1, 2, and 4)

    IV International Monetary Economics

    • Monetary Mechanics (chs 12, 13)
    • The Exchange Rate (ch 14)
    • The Automatic Adjustment Process (chs 15, 16)

    V Open-Economy Macroeconomics (may not be covered, as time allows)

    • Incomes and Adjustment (ch 17)
    • Prices and Adjustment (ch 18)
    • Capital and Adjustment (ch 19)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.